en arrière

adverb (or adjective)
en ar·​rière | \ äⁿnȧryeer\

Definition of en arrière

1 heraldry : from the back an eagle proper en arrière
2 ballet : toward the back : backward used of a movement or of the execution of a step a glissade en arrière

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History and Etymology for en arrière

French, behind, backward, in arrears

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an enemy or opponent

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